A 80-year-old female asked:
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hi my mother was diagnosed with afib and a ef fraction of 35%, the cardiologist put her on calcium channel blockers for heart rate, are they safe?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Calcium channel blockers are generally very safe and are often very valuable in improving the function of the heart and controlling the atrial fibrillation.
Answered on Apr 5, 2018

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